UPDATE: September 26, 2019: Congrats to the gang at Claudio’s for taking first place and to SALT which took second.
September 19, 2019 – The popular East End Maritime Festival Chowder Contest has returned in Greenport this weekend. Don’t miss it!
The contest will be held on Sunday, September 22 from 12pm-3pm at Greenport Yacht and Shipbuilding at 201 Carpenter Street. Taste homemade chowder from your favorite local chefs and vote for your favorites. All ticket-holders ($20 in advance and $25 day of the event) can taste over a dozen chowders, plus will receive a ticket for a beer from Greenport Harbor Brewery or a non-alcoholic beverage. (Children are admitted but must have a bracelet for tastings) Two winners will be selected – one for Clam Chowder and one for Other Chowder.
Voting is people’s choice and the winners will receive a handmade artisan spoon award crafted by The Weathered Barn.
Restaurants participating in the Greenport Maritime Festival Chowder Contest:
First and South
Ellen’s on Front
Also, local favorite Points East will be performing under the tent and Greenport Harbor Brewing will be serving fantastic local beer.